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FY17 Second Quarter Awards and Submissions

October, November & December


Posted on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 by UNCG Research.
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Awards

Awards separated by school/college. Listings by award amount, name of lead PI, title, and sponsor. 

Bryan School of Business and Economics Awards

$51,000 – Link, Albert – The Regional Economic Impacts of University Research/Science Parks – DOC Economic Development Administration

$24,303 – Andersen, Martin – Utilization Management in the Medicare Part D Program—Characterization – Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation (PhRMA)

College of Arts and Sciences Awards

$486,898 – Oberlies, Nicholas – Natural Product Drug Interaction Research: The Road Map to Best Practices – University of Washington

$316,763 – Cech, Nadja – Strategies to Investigate Synergy in Botanical Medicines – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$87,300 – Oberlies, Nicholas – Advancing Pth1 as an Antibiotic Target and Early Stage Discovery of Pth1 Inhibitors – University of Alabama in Huntsville

$80,086 – Rueppell, Olav – Studies of the Plasticity of Stress Defense Induction in the Social Honey Bee Model – DOD DA Army Research Office (ARO)

$67,647 – Smith, Julia – Center for Research on Hispanic Children and Families – Child Trends

$46,112 – Schug, Malcolm – UNCG Wetlands Project – Duke Energy Water Resources Fund

$20,022 – Rueppell, Olav – Studies of the Plasticity of Stress Defense Induction in the Social Honey Bee Model – DOD DA Army Research Office (ARO)

$6,374 – Murphy, Arthur – EAGER: A Longitudinal Comparison of Two Disasters from Human Negligence – University of Texas at Houston Health Sciences Center

College of Visual and Performing Arts Awards

$13,000 – Rauer, Erika – Arts After School – United Way of Greater Greensboro

Enrollment Management Awards

$310,422 – Foreman, John – Student Support Services Program – US Department of Education (DoED)

Research and Economic Development Awards

$420,631 – Payne, C. – Specialty Courts Staff Support – Guilford County Area Authority

$324,900 – Frison, Sonja – Juvenile Justice Substance Abuse Mental Health Partnerships – Trillium Health Resources (THR)

$268,206 – Edmunds, Julie – Third Party Evaluation of the i3 STEM Early College Expansion Partnership (SECEP) – Columbia University Teachers College

$134,124 – Sienkiewicz, Holly – Immigrant Health ACCESS Project – Cone Health Foundation

$91,520 – McColskey, Wendy – 2016-2017 NCDPI After-School School Quality Improvement Grant:Evaluation Support – North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI)

$72,609 – Phillips, Lisa – North Carolina Homeless Education Program – NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI)

$35,000 – Sienkiewicz, Holly – Addressing Family Violence in Multi-ethnic Refugee Communities – North Carolina Council for Women

$21,444 – Payne, C. – Support for Implementation of Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships – Guilford Child Development

$15,000 – Edmunds, Julie – Early College High School – Efficacy Goal 3 Retrospective – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH)

$11,000 – Gruber, Kenneth – Access to Integrated Care by the Uninsured in Greater Greensboro – Cone Health Foundation

$9,604 – Sills, Stephen – Healthy High Point Community Report Card – Foundation for a Healthy High Point

$9,000 – Sienkiewicz, Holly – Refugee After School Program – New Arrivals Institute

$7,500 – Moore, Stephen – Degrees Matter: Advisor and Volunteer Coordinator – Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

$5,500 – Gruber, Kenneth – Addressing Co-Occuring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders – Cone Health Foundation

$5,000 – Sienkiewicz, Holly – Umoja Women’s Opportunity for Mentoring and Economic Mentoring (WOMEN) – Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

School of Education Awards

$290,000 – Murray, Christine – Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI) – The UNCG Excellence Foundation, Inc

$57,711 – Ackerman, Terry – Using projective unidimensional models for measuring multidimensional educational data (resubmission) – Wake Forest University

$30,456 – Tillman, Ayesha – Targeted Infusion Project: Integrating Soft Matter Into Undergraduate General and Physical Chemistry Courses (subcontract with NCCU/NSF) – North Carolina Central University (NCCU)

$20,934 – Willse, John – OAERS contract with WSFCS 2016-2017 – Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools

$20,000 – Rock, Marcia – Contract with NC DPI for Professional Coaching – North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI)

$5,000 – Villaverde, Leila – Curricular Collaborations: Open Education, Project-Based Learning, and the Arts – National Education Association (NEA) Foundation

School of Health and Human Sciences Awards

$3,435,271 – Hestenes, Linda – North Carolina Rated License Assessment Project – NCDHHS Division of Child Development

$306,996 – Wyrick, David – The Intersection of Alcohol and Sex: Engineering an online STI Prevention Program – Pennsylvania State University

$146,375 – Wyrick, David – Evaluation contract for InSideOut Coaching Character – National Football League (NFL) Foundation

$139,205 – Poole, Kelly – Partnership to Address Co-Occurring Disorders in Vulnerable Populations – Cone Health Foundation

$113,550 – Poole, Kelly – Congregational Social Work Education Initiative (CSWEI 2016-17)) – Cone Health Foundation

$60,741 – Davis, Paul – BELT Program – Cone Health System

$31,945 – Tanner, Amanda – Evaluating Locally-Developed or Adapted (Homegrown) Combination HIV Prevention Interventions for Transgender Persons who have Sex with Men – Wake Forest University Health Sciences

$15,000 – Wyrick, David – NCAA Coaching Module – National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

$13,500 – Wyrick, David – NCAA – Student Module – National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

$11,000 – Wyrick, David – NCAA – Faculty Athletics Representative Module – National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

$5,500 – Wyrick, David – NCAA Introductory Module – National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

School of Nursing Awards

[technical assistance] – Hoffart, Nancy – The Impact of Gender on New Careers in Nursing Program Outcomes – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

University Libraries Awards

$36,375 – Bernhardt, Elizabeth – Combined Alternative Textbook Program – East Carolina University (ECU)

University Libraries Awards

$36,375 – Bernhardt, Elizabeth – Combined Alternative Textbook Program – East Carolina University (ECU)

UNCG Awards

$378,637 – Chappell, Murphie – UNCG Service Expansion for Victims of Campus Violence – North Carolina Department of Public Safety

Weatherspoon Art Museum Awards

$8,600 – Gustafson, Elaine – Lucinda Devlin: Sightlines – North Carolina Arts Council

$6,000 – Gustafson, Elaine – Lucinda Devlin: Sightlines – Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation


Submissions

Submissions separated by school/college. Listings by proposal amount, name of lead PI, title, and sponsor. 

Bryan School of Business and Economics Submissions

$82,238 – Griffiths, Merlyn – Exploring reactions to health warnings on waterpipe tobacco ads – Duke University

$24,303 – Andersen, Martin – Utilization Management in the Medicare Part D Program—Characterization – Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation (PhRMA)

$11,192 – Min, Seoha – Craft and Sustainability: Increasing Sustainability Awareness through Craft – Center for Craft Creativity and Design (CCCD)

$5,995 – Byrd, Erick – Comparative Study: Funding Wine Marketing in Peer States – North Carolina Wine and Grape Council

$5,383 – Erba, Joseph – UNC-GA Summer Student Initiative – North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (NC SBTDC)

$3,450 – Welsh, Dianne – A Comparison of Satisfaction Levels of Independent Direct Sellers and Franchisees – Direct Selling Education Foundation (DSEF)

College of Arts and Sciences Submissions

$1,973,859 – Jia, Zhenquan – Mechanisms and Targets of Soybean Genistein in the Prevention of Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$498,804 – Suthaharan, Shanmugathasan – III: Small: Collaborative Research: Conflict Resolution in a Connected Variable Perturbation Model for Confidentiality and Classification as Data Utility – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$480,872 – Green, Nancy – RI:Small:Argument Mining in the Natural Sciences Literature – NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE)

$436,499 – Wisco, Blair – Ambulatory Physiological Assessment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$434,111 – Katula, Karen – Cellular and Developmental Analysis of WNT5A Isoforms – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$423,988 – Croatt, Mitchell – Resorcylic acid lactones as anticancer leads by TAK1 inhibition – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$363,750 – Adamson, Amy – Inhibition of mTOR Alters Epstein-Barr Virus Lytic Replication – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$349,801 – Blanchet-Sadri, Francine – AF: Small: Algorithms on Strings – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$250,000 – Petersen, Kimberly – Asymmetric Synthesis of P-Chiral Phosphonates via a Brønsted Acid Catalyzed Desymmetrization – Herman Frasch Foundation

$208,075 – Blanchet-Sadri, Francine – Computing Repetitions in Strings – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$182,092 – Fernos, Talia – The Geometry of Median Spaces – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$169,605 – Miroshnichenko, Anatoly – Exploring Binary Systems with Gas-and-Dust Environments – NSF Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS)

$145,500 – Cech, Nadja – Impact of commensal cross-talk on MRSA colonization and infection – University of Iowa

$138,000 – Schallhorn, Suzanne – Interaction of Additive Dopaminergic Genetic Variation & Acute Stress on Working Memory – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$138,000 – Stein, Gabriela – Mejia Fellowship Application – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$109,125 – Jia, Zhenquan – Activating Multiorgan Antioxidative Gene Network for Treating Sepsis – Campbell University

$105,000 – Schallhorn, Suzanne – Thinking under pressure: Interaction of dopaminergic genetic variants and stress on working memory – DOD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG)

$101,724 – Smith, Julia – Young Latino Children in New Destinations: Segregation and the Mediating Role of School Reception – University of Maryland at College Park

$99,886 – Legreco, Marianne – The Walkable Classroom: Building Connections Through Environment and Experience – National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

$72,000 – Stein, Gabriela – Emotional underpinnings of familism: pride and shame as determinants in Latino youth academic motivation – Ford Foundation

$56,439 – Rueppell, Olav – Understanding Semiochemicals as Tools for Natural Varroa Control – Project Apis m.

$55,000 – Soles, Jeffrey – Mochlos 2017: Publication and Conservation of Late Minoan Ceremonial Complex – Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP)

$54,748 – Kalcounis-Ruppell, Matina – Winter distribution and ecology of North Carolina bats within the NABat sampling framework – Wildlife Management Institute (WMI)

$53,269 – Rueppell, Olav – Comparative Characterization of Virus Content and Resistance in Genetic Lines of US Honey Bees – Project Apis m.

$50,000 – Kuperberg, Arielle – The Cost of a College Degree: Student Loans and the Unequal Transition to Adulthood – Spencer Foundation

$49,826 – Tsui, Tsz-Ki – RAPID: Flooding-mediated alteration of microbial mercury methylation in coastal wetlands – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$46,168 – Jones, Jeff – Smoke, Mirrors, and Memories: Perspectives of the Soviet-Afghan War, 1979-2014 – National Humanities Center

$41,915 – Cervenak, Sarah – Black Gathering: Toward an Aesthetic of Un/Held Life – National Humanities Center

$41,021 – McFadden, Cybelle – Race, Place, and the Republic: Immigration, Discrimination, and Citizenship in Contemporary French Film – National Humanities Center

$40,922 – Stein, Gabriela – Dissemination and Implementation of the MEPREPA Intervention: Fostering Parent Activation Skills to Promote Mental Health Outcomes of Latino Children – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH)

$30,000 – Levenstein, Lisa – When Feminism Went Viral – Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH)

$28,149 – Murphy, Joanne – Kea Archaeological Research Survey: Testing the Value of Survey Data – Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP)

$25,054 – Huebner, Daniel – Pulling Institutions up by the Bootstraps: The Development of Teacher Education and Pedagogical Knowledge in the American South – National Humanities Center

$15,000 – Huebner, Daniel – Pulling Institutions up by the Bootstraps: The Development of Teacher Education and Pedagogical Knowledge in the American South – Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH)

$14,987 – Murphy, Joanne – Campus Dialogue Grant: Realizing Higher Education’s Greater Purposes – Bringing Theory to Practice

$10,000 – Jia, Zhenquan – United Soybean Board Soy Health Research Program incentive award – United Soybean Board (USB)

$8,701 – Kalcounis-Ruppell, Matina – Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on Acoustic Communication and Other Behaviors in Deer Mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) – Balsam Mountain Trust

$3,689 – Onishi, Tamaki – Language matters: Discursive analysis on institutionalization of Japanese philanthropy – Rockefeller Archive Center

$3,000 – Bender, Jill – Irish Female Migration Schemes and the British Empire, 1840-1870 – Huntington Library

College of Visual and Performing Arts Submissions

$91,358 – Cyrus, Duane – COMANCHE: HERO COMPLEXITIES. Accessing the Legacy of Coast Guardsman Charles W. David Jr. – National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

$75,000 – Oring, Sheryl – Activating Democracy: Women at the Forefront of Change – Harvard University Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

$64,250 – Ananian, Michael – Untitled – John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

$50,000 – Oring, Sheryl – Becoming Southern – John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

$47,430 – Keathley, Elizabeth – The Feminine Face of Musical Modernism: Women Collaborators in Arnold Schoenberg’s Modern Music Subcultures – National Humanities Center

Enrollment Management Submissions

$407,669 – Jones, Jacquelyn – UNCG Upward Bound – US Department of Education (DOED)

Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Submissions

$647,957 – Starobin, Joseph – High-Density Measurement and Stimulation of Peripheral Nerve Signals – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCAT )

$554,736 – Lajeunesse, Dennis – Cell Based Fabrication of Nanoscale Polysaccharide Biomaterials – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$546,540 – Rathnayake, Hemali – Synthesis of fused-arene based molecular systems and bottom-up approaches to their supramolecular nanoassemblies – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$436,375 – Lajeunesse, Dennis – Nanoscale mechanics of Candida albicans Biofilm Formation – NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

$200,483 – Starobin, Joseph – Noninvasive method and single lead ECG system for assessing cardiovascular stress using repolarization reserve of the heart – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$99,883 – Wei, Jianjun – SBIR: An Instant Drop Blood Testing Chip for Frequent Home Monitoring of HIV RNA – Zymeron Corporation

Office of the Provost Submissions

$640,000 – Dunn, Dana – Frontier Set Initiative – American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Research and Economic Development Submissions

$3,006,925 – Zhou, Zhanxiang – Paneth Cell Dystunction in Alcohol-Induced Gut Dysbiosis – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$1,816,009 – Zhang, Qibin – Protein Markers to Islet Autoimmunity and Type 1 Diabetes Progression – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$400,125 – Zhong, Wei – DUOX2 dysfunction in alcohol-induced host-microbiota dyshomeostasis – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$295,496 – Sienkiewicz, Holly – AmeriCorps ACCESS Project – North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service

$199,992 – Edmunds, Julie – League of Innovation Schools Evaluation – Nellie Mae Education Foundation

$159,543 – Yamaguchi, Ryoko – Creating a Student-Centered Assessment for Learning (SCALE) Hub: A Research and Development Project – Nellie Mae Education Foundation

$140,048 – Yamaguchi, Ryoko – STEMScape Shelton – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$52,021 – Frison, Sonja – Multi-Faceted Intervention for Suicide Prevention for Suicidal, Incarcerated Youth – Wake Forest University

$15,000 – Arshavsky, Nina – Mech Tech Project for National Science Foundation’s ATE Program – Alamance Community College (ACC)

$11,000 – Gruber, Kenneth – Access to Integrated Care by the Uninsured in Greater Greensboro – Cone Health Foundation

$10,000 – Streuli, Justin – ArtsRevolution – Tannenbaum Sternberger Foundation

$9,604 – Sills, Stephen – Healthy High Point Community Report Card – Foundation for a Healthy High Point

$9,000 – Sienkiewicz, Holly – Refugee After School Program – New Arrivals Institute

$5,500 – Gruber, Kenneth – Addressing Co-Occuring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders – Cone Health Foundation

$5,000 – Sienkiewicz, Holly – Afternoon Academics – Kinder Morgan Foundation

$4,312 – Sills, Stephen – Evaluation of the Greensboro Housing Coalition Foster Care Reunification Pilot Program – Greensboro Housing Coalition 

School of Education Submissions

$419,713 – Tan, Edna – AISL Equitably-Consequential Making (subcontract) – Michigan State University (MSU)

$304,950 – Heredia, Sara – Network to Engage Teacher Leaders as Boundary Spanners (NETLABS) – Exploratorium

$236,236 – Tan, Edna – Partnering for ‘Equitably-Consequential’ Science Teaching and Learning – Colorado State University

$225,001 – Gillis, Margaret – Supporting Early Head Start Teachers to Embed Interventions: Maximizing Impact for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities – Foundation for Child Development

$149,377 – Wilson, Peter – CMaPSS II: Sustaining Core Mathematics Instructional Practices in Secondary Schools – UNCGA North Carolina Quest (NC Quest)

$124,221 – Boyce, Ayesha – North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (subcontract from NCAT) – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCAT)

$99,051 – Boyce, Ayesha – Network for Computational Nanotechnology – Engineered nanoBIO Node (subcontract) – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

$99,051 – Boyce, Ayesha – Network for Computational Nanotechnology -Hierarchical nanoMFG Node (subcontract) – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

$12,001 – Boyce, Ayesha – Deploying Computer Monitored Problem-Solving Discussions for Student Conceptual Understanding in JavaProgramming Classes (subcontract with NCAT) – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCAT)

$11,323 – Vetter, Amy – Using discourse analysis to facilitate critical conversations in the English classroom (subcontract) – Hunter College

$5,000 – Boyce, Ayesha – Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) (subcontract from NCAT) – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCAT ) 

School of Health and Human Sciences Submissions

$1,727,087 – Anastopoulos, Arthur – Longitudinal Outcome of College Students with ADHD Transitioning into Post-College Adulthood – NIH National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

$1,448,695 – Swingler, Margaret – Psychobiology of Cognitive Development (CAP Renewal 2016) – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

$446,905 – Erikson, Keith – Altered brain iron due to obesity is linked with neurodegeneration – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$436,500 – Mills-Koonce, William – Mood, mother, and child: The psychobiology of dyadic resilience – UNC-CH School of Medicine

$220,636 – Tudge, Jonathan – Developing the Virtue of Gratitude: A School-Based Cross-Cultural Intervention – John Templeton Foundation

$62,000 – Hickerson, Benjamin – A Systematic Evaluation of Park Renovation at Fairmont Park East Parkside – Phase II – Penn State University

$60,741 – Davis, Paul – BELT Program – Cone Health System

$40,576 – Buehler, Cheryl – Clarifying the Dynamic Construct of Social Competence: An Examination of Trajectories and Antecedents of Social Competence Dimensions across Childhood – Florida State University

$15,795 – Strack, Robert – Picture us HIV free: Using photovoice to identify factors shaping PrEP uptake and adherence – Duke University

$11,119 – Morrison, Sharon – Collaboration, Diversity, and Inclusion in a Tri-Institutional CURE / IURE / Service Learning Research Project – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCAT)

$9,000 – Laparo, Karen – Committed, Satisfied, High Quality Teachers: Preparation and Induction Support for a Strong Early Childhood Workforce – Iowa State University

$5,999 – Yongue, Christina – Seeking Health Equity by Examining Racism as a Social Determinant of Health – Association of Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR)

$4,746 – Perrin, Maryanne – Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group Research Grant Award – East Carolina University (ECU)

$2,350 – Rosario, Carrie – Puffin Foundation Application – Puffin Foundation

$500 – Kinney, Judith – The current use of pain management as a recreation therapy modality: A national study – North Carolina Recreation and Park Association

School of Nursing Submissions

$2,288,000 – Krowchuk, Heidi – Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) Program 2017 – DHHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

$436,500 – Davis, Leslie – The Recognize and rEport HEARt Symptoms (REHEARSe) Trial – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$13,276 – Bartlett, Tracy – Testing the Efficacy of Cuidalos, a Sexual Health Communication Intervention, with Latino Adults in North Carolina – University of North Carolina General Administration (UNC GA)

$2,993 – Hoffart, Nancy – The Impact of Gender on New Careers in Nursing Program Outcomes – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

Student Affairs Submissions

$65,000 – Irwin-Olson, Jeanne – Rape Prevention Education – Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)